Middle East Peace Agreement History

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas held talks with representatives of the Quartet for Peace and more than a dozen Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and Syria. This was considered important, as they do not officially recognize Israel. In December 2017, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas separated relations with the Trump administration after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel`s capital. The Trump administration further increased Palestinian anger by moving the US embassy to Jerusalem in May 2018 and raising hundreds of millions of dollars in annual aid to the Palestinians, citing the PA`s refusal to participate in the administration`s peace initiative. [96] Towards the end of his second presidential term, U.S. President George W. Bush a lecture at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, to revive the peace process.

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